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Press the eject button wait one second and FIRMLY
smack the top of the console just above the drive and it
will open.

The cause is either a weak eject motor or to much grime
and build up in the Gears preventing the motor from breaking
the magnetic seal between the hub and spindle.

I normally just gap the hold down magnet in the drive
so the motor can break the mag seal with less force
and that seems to work well.

Rob

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

  • alnrs Dec 27, 2010

    I had the same issue so now I keep a disc in at all times and it works fine.

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